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Tips to Find the Perfect Realtor

Whether buying or selling, a house is a huge investment.  Regardless of whether it is a homebuyer or a homeseller, the main purpose of gaining property is to maximize the original investment.  The right real estate professional is a great asset to achieving that goal.  Realtors are professionals that can help decide what a house is worth, figure out all of the confusing terminology in the contracts, and they can help ensure that a house is sold or found quite efficiently.  Proper research is key to ensuring that the right agent is found.  Below are a few tips to finding the perfect Realtor.

Know the Difference: While the terms agent, broker, and Realtor are often used synonymously with each other, there is a distinct difference between the three terms.  Not all agents or brokers are Realtors and not all agents or Realtors are brokers.  Some real estate professionals take their experience to the next level, by joining the National Association of Realtors and subscribing to its strict code of ethics, usually going beyond state law, these individuals are Realtors.

Hire a Professional: Regardless of if, it is an agent, broker, or Realtor, facilitating the transaction, experience is an important factor.  When interviewing a potential real estate agent, it is always important to find out how many years they have been in business and always get referrals.  No one wants to be a starter project, so ensure that the hired real estate professional has extensive experience in the market and in the neighborhood.

Price Smart: It does not matter if it is a homebuyer or homeseller, price is important and key to ensuring the real estate process is successful.  Choosing a real estate professional that concentrates on the price range that the buyer or seller sets is important.  This particular professional will be more knowledgeable about the market, thus ensuring that the transaction is a profitable one.

To learn more about the Apogee condos for sale, contact the Apogee South Beach expert, Tim Allen, at (305) 588 2451.